Benny Carter: Symphony in Riffs (2003)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Tracie Cooper

Narrated by Burt Lancaster, Benny Carter: Symphony in Riffs provides a comprehensive overview of the life and career of jazz saxophonist Benny Carter. Widely known as one of the originators of the big band sound, Carter's influence can still be heard in modern jazz and big band performances.